Mr. Stephen Rose (’78)

Stephen Rose passed away suddenly at the age of 66 on Sunday, January 26, 2020. He was a native of Houston, Texas and a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana. Steve was the rock of our family. He had a very dry sense of humor. He adored his entire family, as that love was reflected back to him. He was Diane’s cute neighbor who walked his dog, Bud, and that was the beginning of their story. They spent twenty cherished years together. He was an avid baseball fan with a special place in his heart for the Houston Astros. For the past several years, he attended the Astros spring training in Florida. He was an eternal student, always eager to expand his knowledge. Steve was the kind of man anyone could go to for advise, wisdom, and perspective. He was a man of the upmost integrity, who inspired those around him to live their life the right way. He was a proud student of Bellaire High Houston, University of Texas and University of Houston Law School. He spent many years thriving as a labor law attorney. He enjoyed his retirement for the last several years exploring his passions of politics, health, and sports. He is remembered by friends and family, as a brilliant student in any endeavor in which he chose to participate. Loving husband of Diane Loria Rose. Caring father of James Allen Brown, Jr. and Caroline Ott Brown. Son of the late Meyer and Francis Rose, and Mickey Rothstein Rose. Brother of Drs. Miriam and Robert Friedman of Bellaire, Texas, Dr. Elliott and Susan Rose of Scarsdale, New York, Herb and Jill Kalman of Houston, Texas, Dr. Joel Rose and Arlene Adler of New York, New York, and the late Phillip Rose. Also survived by manyloving nieces and nephews. Steve’s mother, Mickey, passed away when he was only two months old, leaving Meyer, Elliott and Phillip. His father married Francis Kalman, who had two children Miriam and Herbie. They were raised as one united, loving family and soon welcomed Joe. A true yours, mine and ours family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the graveside service on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at PinecrestMemorial Gardens, 2280 W. 21st Avenue Covington, LA 70433. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the NorthshoreJewish Congregation, 1403 N. Causeway Blvd. Mandeville, La 70471. To share memories and condolences please visit,

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